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3. Methadone clinics cause public outrage and turns solvency. Derworiz 2009 [ Collete Derworiz is a writer for the Calgary Herald. 7-9-2009 “Controversial Calgary methadone clinic to leave city” http://www.vancouversun.com/news/Controversial+Calgary+methadone+clinic+leave+city/1772038/story.html] A methadone clinic that has been forced to move three times in six years will permanently shut down this summer after being intimidated by "irrational hotheads ," the clinic's lawyer said Wednesday. Hugh Ham, who represents Second Chance Recovery, said the clinic will close its doors and leave Calgary as soon as it can find alternatives for its 500 patients. The decision came less than 24 hours after hundreds of residents showed up at a Braeside community meeting to vent their anger at the clinic's arrival in their neighbourhood earlier this week. " This is a perfect example of not in my backyard ," Ham said. "If not in this backyard, where? Ham cautioned the clinic's closure could push dozens of people back into
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This note was uploaded on 12/20/2010 for the course K 101 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '10 term at UMass Lowell.

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